There is a heavy-duty 2 1/4" metal hand guard along with the large 8 1/8" long bright steel blade on the Hunter / Skinner Bowie. The knife comes with an Excellent vintage Germany "Kissing Krane" leather sheath which fits the Bowie like a glove. The early knives of Solingen Germany were known world wide for their quality steel, fine craftsmanship, and attention given to details. This collectible 1950's era Hunting / Skinning. Collected, making knife like this one difficult to find in such Great condition.The blade is stamped on one side. S O L I N G E N. G E R M A N Y. The blade is also lightly etched in big lettering. B O W I E.
The other side of the blade is stamped. This original BOWIE feels H eavy, W ell balanced and Solid, when held in your hand.
The large Split-stag handle is made from Real antler stag/bone with rich natural color tones and some light signs of beautiful natural aging. These real antler / split-stag handle scales are "secured with 4 Brass Pins" and there is No looseness. These decades old handle slabs are in Exceptionally Good Condition for their 1950's age. There is also a Heavy-duty 2 1/4 long metal Hand Guard and a shiny Pommel end that have a little nice faint patina to them. The bright aluminum Pommel is solidly secured with a 3/8 Brass Tang-nut.
(Please view photos for details). Both the size and handcrafted details of this large "Solingen Germany Bowie" makes it one stunning knife to carry or display.
T he fixed blade measures: 8 1/8 inches. The 1950's vintage blade is made from world famous "Solingen Germany steel" and is an impressive size at approx.There is a factory 3 3/16" inch long Swedge or long swooped "false top edge that could be sharpened, if desired. This bright German Steel blade is approx. 1/4 thick on the widest part of the blade spine. " African Hunter Rhino Blade Style" blade design. Normal mild aging signs and some faint surface scratches. One heavy-duty fixed blade vintage Bowie that is constructed with quality materials and has a rich history behind it. The Edge Brand 13.5 OAL German Bowie features Genuine Stag Handle Scales and African Hunter Rhino Style Blade.
It will no doubt make a great addition for your knife collector in your family. This heavy-duty vintage leather sheath (or case) measures 13 3/4 inches long and is in Exceptionally Good Condition.It has great intact stitching , large belt loop, and a secure working snap strap with Brass snap. The Germany "Kissing Cranes" leather sheath is stamped on the front with the well known LOGO image of. 2 Kissing Cranes inside a circle. Although not original to the Solingen Germany knife, this large size vintage leather sheath fits the Bowie.
Knife like a glove and offers secure and easy carrying. German-made "Edge Brand 469" Bowie Knife will make a great addition for the collector or outdoorsman in your fa. The old hunting knife has. A lot of character and vintage appeal...
With that original light patina of time appearance not yet achieved with newer knives. Some rare vintage knives, old collectibles, and Pocher 1/8 scale vintage model car parts. Please be patient and keep watching as I have over 100 old knives in my collection and will be listing all of them.
Thanks for checking out my auctions! And we are always glad to answer questions you may have.All descriptions reflect my honest evaluations of the items condition and appearance. Please view photos carefully to determine your evaluation. The item "RARE 1950s SOLINGEN GERMANY STAG BONE 13.5 EDGE BRAND BOWIE HUNTING KNIFE /CASE" is in sale since Thursday, December 9, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Collectible Fixed Blade Knives\Vintage Fixed Blade Knives\Factory Manufactured". The seller is "aux-power" and is located in Coos Bay, Oregon. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.